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February 18, 2022

Duluth Public Schools News for Families

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  • Message from John Magas, Superintendent
  • A tribute to Historic Old Central High School
  • Weekly COVID-19 Case Numbers
  • Fun at the library during February break
  • Duluth East's Lauren Carlson takes first place at alpine ski state tournament
  • Duluth East relay tandem captures first girls sprint relay state title
  • Duluth East math team headed to state on Pi Day
  • Duluth East's Grant Wodny takes ‘a systems analyst approach’ to swimming
  • We love Afterschool!
  • Duluth Community Education Catalog
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February 11, 2022

Duluth Public Schools News for Families

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  • Message from John Magas, Superintendent
  • Weekly COVID-19 Case Numbers
  • Ordean East student gets national attention after standing up for her values
  • Piedmont teacher presented lessons at Space Center Houston
  • Denfeld boys hockey presents special jersey to local military veteran
  • Duluth East One Act Team does great at sectionals
  • Congdon Elementary celebrates Winter Walk Day
  • Marnita’s Table reports back findings from SRO sessions and surveys
  • Thank you school counselors! 
  • Help Make a Difference – Become a Substitute!
  • Duluth Community Education Catalog
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February 4, 2022

Duluth Public Schools News for Families

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  • Message from John Magas, Superintendent
  • Exploring SRO Effectiveness Community Report 
  • Weekly COVID-19 Case Numbers
  • Community members needed for World’s Best Workforce Advisory Committee
  • Mr. Garland at Congdon uses music to teach his students about history
  • Myers-Wilkins receives full-service community school grant
  • Mrs. Pilate's first graders at Congdon run little Beargrease Sled Dog Race
  • Duluth East's Rachel Hagen is the Northern Star spotlight on Fox21
  • Denfeld Hunters alumnus Brett Larson is headed to the Olympics
  • Help Make a Difference – Become a Substitute!
  • Duluth Community Education Catalog
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January 21, 2022

ISD 709 School News for Families

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>Message from John Magas, Superintendent
>Local, State COVID Data
>Preparing In Case Temporary Remote Learning Is Necessary
>Critical Staffing Notice: School Nurses
>Important: If a School Bus Route is Cancelled
>Many Thanks to Our Community Partners
>Exploring SRO Effectiveness Community Report Back Feb 7
>Lowell Elementary Language Immersion Info Night Jan 27
>COVID Test Kits for Students
>We Need Substitutes
>Hunters & Hounds Take Top Spots at Mont du Lac
>Ordean East MS Climate Club Sets Eyes on Solar Energy
>Denfeld Debate Success
>Duluth Boys Swim Team Captures Section 7AA True Team Title
>New! Duluth Community Education Catalog
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January 14, 2022

ISD 709 School News for Families

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>Message from John Magas, Superintendent
>Message from Anthony Bonds, Assistant Superintendent
>Test Kits
>Duluth Mask Mandate
>We Need Substitutes!
>Twin Ports 2022 MLK Day - January 17th
>State 2022 MLK Day
>Congratulations to Denfeld Alum Laura Bellamy!
>New! Duluth Community Education Course Catalog
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January 7, 2022

ISD 709 School News for Families

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>Message from John Magas, Superintendent
>New Guidance from the CDC
>Potential Exposure Notification Change
>Duluth Preschool Nature Playscapes Honored
>State Energy Assistance Program
>We Need Substitutes!
>Lester Park Students Bring Cheer to Residents of Ecumen Lakeshore and Diamond WIllow
>Ordean East Students Explore Sioux Chef Recipes
>Duluth East Student Athletes Give Back to Community
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December 17, 2021

ISD 709 School News for Families

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>Message from John Magas, Superintendent
>In Support of Our Duluth Public Schools Community
>Truth In Taxation Hearing December 21
>Free COVID Testing Oppty, ISD 709 Students & Staff, Coming 1/3
>Winter Break Community Resources List
>COVID Vax Opportunities for Ages 5 and Older
>State Energy Assistance Program
>Help Make a Difference – Become a Substitute!
>Students in Bridge Program Bring Holiday Cheer
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Email: ReturnToLearn@ISD709.org

Resources: MN Department of Health

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Resources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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